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Certificate of Graduate Studies in Leadership

Foundations: (15 credits
) (Three credit hours may be in foundations relevant to initial licensure)

ED 987             Social, political and cultural issues in education

ED 988             Contemporary Education: Brain & problem based learning.

ED 989             Technology and educational leadership
EA 939             Action Research Project I
EA 940             Action Research Project II

Total Foundations: 15 credits

Educational Leadership
(Foundations + Core + Electives = program total of 32 credits)

Candidate must meet the following prerequisites:

1.         Earned Master of Education or Master’s in Related Field-
            Minimum GPA 3.0

2.         Possession of an Initial license in school administration

3.         Completion of a one-year induction program with a mentor.

* EA 931           Administration of programs for children with special  
* NM 954          Ethics, professionalism, and leadership OR

  BA 962           Ethics and social responsibility of leadership

                        Pre-requisite: completion of 12 hours of foundation 

* EA 941           Research Forum
Pre-requisites (completion of 27 hours in the program)

Students may select 9 credit hours from below, with the

permission of the Program Coordinator

EA 927             School plant and development
EA 925             Communication and Interpersonal skills OR

BA                    Motivation and leadership teams

NM 950             Unions and the public sector OR

EA 933             Collective bargaining strategies

NM 951             Effective grant proposals and fund raising strategies 

BA 961             Organizational Development and change OR

EA 942             Systems analysis: Strategies for institutional change 

NM 940             Leadership skills and group dynamics; OR

BA 960              Leadership theory and skills
EA 920             School business management and administration

ED 965             Principles of curriculum development OR

ED 968             Seminar in curriculum and instruction

Total required hours: 15 Foundations, 8 core, and 9 elective._32 credits

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